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Private Snafu mocks his peers who study, saying that he would rather fight. His guardian angel (1st clas with a cigar) grants him the powers and a comical version of a Superman suit, which he promptly uses to create more problems than when he didn't have any powers! This is one of 26 Private SNAFU ('Situation Normal, All Fouled Up) cartoons made by the US Army Signal Corps to educate and boost the morale the troops. Originally created by Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss) and Phil Eastman, most of the...
Topics: animation, comedy, WWII, Private Snafu, superman
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Private Snafu imagines the good times his family is having back home while he's stationed in the Arctic. Technical Fairy First Class shows that even his family is helping with the war effort - his dad building tanks, his mom planting a Victory Garden, Grandpa riveting battleships, and his girl joining the WAC's and even the family's horse is pitching in. This is one of 26 Private SNAFU ('Situation Normal, All Fouled Up) cartoons made by the US Army Signal Corps to educate and boost the morale...
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Topics: military, animation, Private SNAFU
Animation Shorts
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A cartoon in which Private Snafu, while drunk, reveals military secrets that allow the enemy to torpedo his ship. This is one of 26 Private SNAFU ('Situation Normal, All Fouled Up) cartoons made by the US Army Signal Corps to educate and boost the morale the troops. Originally created by Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss) and Phil Eastman, most of the cartoons were produced by Warner Brothers Animation Studios - employing their animators, voice actors (primarily Mel Blanc) and Carl Stalling's music....
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Topics: animation, comedy, WWII, Private SNAFU
Silent Films
by Rudolf Meinert and Erich Pommer
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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is the first modern Horror Film and it influence a number of contemporary productions. A real classic! PLOT: A man named Francis relates a story about his best friend Alan and his fiancée Jane. Alan takes him to a fair where they meet Dr. Caligari, who exhibits a somnambulist, Cesare, that can predict the future. When Alan asks how long he has to live, Cesare says he has until dawn. The prophecy comes to pass, as Alan is murdered, and Cesare is a prime suspect....
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Topics: Silent, Fantasy, Horror, German Expressionism
Feature Films
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This is a typical sex exploitation film from the early 1930s - complete with wild parties, sex out of wedlock, lesbianism, etc. A chorus girl's exposure to the "casting couch" also exposes her to syphilis. Exploitation filmmakers hoped to capitalize on the taboo subjects of venereal disease, sex before marriage, lesbianism, etc. while skirting the Motion Picture Production Code of 1930 which forbade a film from containing such content. Films like this would tour the United States for...
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Topics: exploitation, melodrama
Comedy Films
by E.W. Hammons
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Comedic short starring Edward Everett Horton. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page .
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Topics: comedy, short
Feature Films
by Douglas Fairbanks
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A swashbuckling Alexandre Dumas adventure featuring Douglas Fairbanks. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page .
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Topics: adventure, romance
Feature Films
by M.H. Hoffman Jr.
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When Peaceful Patton goes to work at the Martini ranch he is mistaken for the notorious outlaw the Hard Hombre. This enables him to force the ranchers to divide up the water rights. But he is in trouble when his mother arrives and exposes the hoax. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page .
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Topic: western
Short Format Films
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A relatively sensitive story of a broken treaty between Native American tribes and the US by encroaching railroad men. The film was restored by the Library of Congress, copied at 18fps from a 35mm print. For more information see the film's IMDB.com entry .
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Topics: western, native american
Prelinger Archives
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0631 PA8632 Roads to Romance: 1949
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Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
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Travelogue, made for theatrical showing and commissioned by Cheverolet, promoting tourism by car in several areas, including Oak Creek Canyon in Arizona, San Luis Obispo and San Diego in California, and Western Michigan.
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Topics: Automobiles: Advertising, Travelogues, Arizona, California, Michigan, Recreation
Universal Newsreels
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(1) Arabs and Israelis mobilize due to armed raids, despite UN truce commission, Dag Hammershold arrives, meets with Nasser about Mideast (2) Cutlass jet fires Sparrow missile (3) 104-story Empire State building has beacon lights at top (4) all glass exterior elevator on El Cortez Hotel in San Diego (5) Grace Kelly on USS Constitution passenger liner on her way to Monaco (6) Sports: first automatic bowling pin setter by Brunswick (7) woman bullfighter in Colombia, but loses and is gored by bull...
Universal Newsreels
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B-24 Liberator rolls off San Diego Consolidated "San Diego, CA: Off the assembly line comes the 5,000th B-24 to go to war. The famed bomber, nicknamed the Liberator, is ready to be off to the wars and further victories for the plane." (2) First Movies Of Gen. Tito Of Yugoslavia "Somewhere in Yugoslavia: For the first time, Marshall Tito is photographed by the motion picture camera. His Partisans have been a thorn in the Nazis' side since the day the Germans over ran the...
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Topic: 1944
Prelinger Archives
by Coronet Instructional Films
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The Pacific Rim at the start of the air age.
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Topics: Pacific Rim, Globalization, Geography
Prelinger Archives
by Unknown
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Kay Stinson, noted woman aviatrix, breaks the speed record from San Diego to San Francisco with an average speed of 66 mph.
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Topics: Aviation: Women, San Francisco: Aviation
Shaping San Francisco
by Chris Carlsson
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Artist Pele DeLappe describes her encounter at age 15 with Frieda Rivera (Kahlo), sitting around painting and smoking cigarettes together, while Diego Rivera was painting the San Francisco Stock Exchange mural (c. 1930)
Topics: Frieda Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Pele DeLappe
Prelinger Archives
by Tradefilms, Inc.
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Innovations in aviation history and technology. Producer and director: Shirley Burden. Photography: Floyd Crosby, Al Wetzel.
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Topic: Aviation: History
Prelinger Archives
by Tradefilms, Inc.
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Innovations in aviation history and technology. Producer and director: Shirley Burden. Photography: Floyd Crosby, Al Wetzel.
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Topic: Aviation: History
Prelinger Archives
by Sutherland (John) Productions
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Animated classic presenting what an atom is, how energy is released from certain kinds of atoms, the peacetime uses of atomic energy and the byproducts of nuclear fission.
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Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Energy, Physics, Animation
Prelinger Archives
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Beer promotional film. "Sparkling, golden, pure, refreshing, a beverage as old as history."
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Topic: need keyword
Prelinger Archives
by U.S. Work Projects Administration
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How the WPA's program of public works benefits both unemployed workers and American society.
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Topic: New Deal: WPA
Prelinger Archives
by Warner News Inc.
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How the system works.
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Topic: New Deal: Social Security
Feature Films
by Leon Fromkess, Jack Schwarz
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When crime boss Big Mike Morgan is killed, his lieutenant, "Doc" Rogers, learns that Morgan has a son named Edward living it the country with his mother. Rogers has Edward brought to the city and installs him as the head of Acme Protective Agency, unbeknownst to the young Edward this is just a cover for the gang's racekteering activities.
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Topics: Comedy, Crime
Prelinger Archives
by Coronet Instructional Films
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Mr. Williams drops off to sleep for a few minutes to find himself confronted with a world in which Congress has been suspended and federal authority dissolved.
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Topics: Political science, Surrealism, Anti-statism
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Film Chest Vintage Cartoons
by Max Fleischer
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Topics: Betty Boop, cartoon, humor
Silent Films
by Buster Keaton, Joseph M. Schenck
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Union solders have stolen The General, a Confederate train manned by Johnnie Gray, who was unable to enlist in the Confederate army because he is needed as an engineer. The Union plans to use the train to supply its soldiers in a sneak attack against the Confederates. But now it's up to Gray and his love, Annabelle Lee, to reclaim The General, recross enemy lines, and warn the Confederates. The General based on a real incident during the American Civil War when a posse of northern soldiers...
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Topics: Silent, Comedy, Romance, War, Buster Keaton, pdmovies
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Feature Films
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Georgi (Danny Kaye) an illiterate member of a gypsy medicine show, is mistaken for the feared and cruel Inspector General.
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Topics: Danny Kaye, Musical, Comedy, pdmovies
Comedy Films
by Jack William Votion and Ben Hersh
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Topic: Comedy
Feature Films
by Sam Katzman, Pete Mayer
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Da East Side Kids get jobs at a airplane factory, and discover that one of the employees is a spy.
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Topics: Comedy, East Side Kids
Comedy Films
by Samuel Bischoff, Hal B. Wallis
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Joe E. Brown as Andrew H. Botts, wreaks havok on a small town after coning his way into a salesman position for the Earthworm Tractor company.
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Topics: Comedy, Romance
Comedy Films
by Jack Dietz, Sam Katzman, Barney A. Sarecky
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In dis picture Muggs, Danny and da rest of da Bowery Boys is back togeter. Dis time Muggs is a bigger bully den his usual self, always trin to prove he is a better man den his sisters boyfrined Danny. Dis is one grade "A" piece of cineaminatic Woild War Two histery. Youse guys enjoy.
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Topic: Comedy
Comedy Films
by Jack Dietz, Sam Katzman, Barney A. Sarecky
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The East Side Kids take on Japanese and German saboteurs.
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Topics: Comedy, East Side Kids
Comedy Films
by Jack Dietz, Sam Katzman, Barney A. Sarecky
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The East Side Kids protect a young girl from being framed for murder.
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Topics: Comedy, East Side Kids
Silent Films
by Raymond Rohauer and Joseph M. Schenck
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Blacksmiths' assistant inadvertent clowning around in the shop, gets into fight with the smithy who is then arrested and placed in jail. In the meantime, the assistant tries to help several customers with devastating comedic consequences.
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Topics: Silent, Comedy, Buster Keaton
Sci-Fi / Horror
by Sam Katzman and Jack Dietz, Banner Productions
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A newspaper reporter begins to investigate after a series of brides die suddenly during their wedding. Her quest leads her to the secret of eternal youth and almost gets her killed. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page .
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Topics: Bela Lugosi, 1940s, horror
Feature Films
by Howard Hughes
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Scandalous for it's time, "The Outlaw" directed by Howard Hughes, is the story of Billy the Kid, Doc Holiday, and Pat Garrett. The plot is thin at best, but we are introduced to a 22 year old Jane Russell which makes the film almost worthwhile.
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Topics: Western, pdmovies
Silent Films
by Joseph M. Schenck
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Buster Keaton stars in this comedy as the captive of hostile Indians. His captors tie him to a stake and prepare him for death by fire. Keaton moves with the stake as the Indians try frantically to place the firewood around him. When he survives the flames due to his fire-resistant clothes, Keaton is made a member of the tribe and named Little Chief Paleface. He then foils the scheme of unsavory oil speculators to steal the land from his Indian companion.
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Topics: Silent, Comedy, Buster Keaton
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